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causes, and he has put on the soft
pedal. He has eased up on his
' Once in a while, though, in a
close game, when some things
haven't gone exactly to his liking
"Silk"' forgets himself and "Tuh"
He fs a nice, quiet, gentle, little
Francis. His language is going,
and with it is goirig the bearing
which made "Silk" the most pic
turesque of all umpires.
New York, Sept. 21. One mil
lionaire cad got it right in the
neck here today.
He is Frederick S. .Pinckus,
linen manufacturer, and he'll
spend the next ten days in the
pen on Blackwell's Island.
. . Pinckus trapped Elsie Hutter,
jtre'tty little 17-year-old stenog
rapher, into his automobile, and
there insulted her. The girl
stabbed him with her hatpin, and j
brought the police by her
Pinckus was taken before Magi
istrate Krotel. He" seemed to
think the whole affair was a huge
joke, and evidently expected Kro
tel to feel the same way about it.
"Nothing to it, judge' he said.
"I'd been drinking a little, and I
didn't do anything to the kid ex
cept put my arm around her."
"Did she give you permission
fo put your arm around her?" ask
ed Krotel. '
"Well, no," said Pinckus, "but
you know how it is. iudee. with
a man of the world and a pretty
little fcid like that."
Evidently, Magistrate Krotel
knew just how it was with a, "man
of theworId and a pretty little
kid for he stared real hard at
Pfnclcus. for a moment, and then
I think this is one of the worst
cases of blackguardism I ever
heard of. To fine" you would be--to
further insult Miss Hutter.
Justice to her demands a prison
sentence, and besides pnsor
might do you good. Ten days
iilackweii s island,
RETURN NO INDJCTMENT
Bluefield, W. Va., Sept. 21.-&
The special grand jury which inj
vestigated the lynching of Wal
ter Johnson, a negro,' adjourne'el
without returning a single indict
ment. " ',
This does not prevent the grand
jury at-the regular J session of
court next month making anothej
investigation and returning in
dictments, .but it is extremely
unlikely that this will be done.
Johnson was accused of attack
ing Nita White, 14-year-old
daughter of a railroad foreman.
He was arrested. A mob took
him from the sheriff and burned
him to death. Then it vas dis
covered that he was innocent.
Gov. Glasscock ordered an in
vestigation, and there was wild
talk of the indictment of from 75
to 80 well-known citizens when
the -special grand j'ury was im?
Young Lady I want to look at
some cigars, please, suitable for a
tall young man with brown hair'1